Out Of Bounds

The Gulf of Mexico may not feature lush coral gardens with crystal clear water that’s common in the Atlantic, but from Key West to Naples and beyond t

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Go Time For Gulf Grouper

Anglers in the Gulf have it pretty tough. Oil spills, red tide, a gradually sloping seafloor and ill-considered fishing regulations make it increasing

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Welcome To The Bahamas

There’s no better time to be a boater in Florida than during the balmy months of summer. Calm seas, light winds and clear skies are the norm this time

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Quest For The One

It was the first drop of a long anticipated day and our baited hooks were plummeting to the darkest depths where the most extreme predators have evolv

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Tortugas Tales 2012

Before I start raving about the do’s and don’ts for slaying stellar snapper, I’d like to personally thank the 35 anglers who joined Florida Sport Fish

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Michael Shields Inshore Open

Fishing tournaments are a great avenue for anglers to get together and enjoy family, friends and fun. Sometimes they attract teams with big prizes and

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Wahoo Highway

The life many South Florida anglers live is a vicious circle complimented with a semi-unhealthy addiction to chasing migrating game fish. Summer month

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The Usual Suspects

With a majority of anglers locked in the grips of another winter, tropical sportsmen in the Florida Keys live the good life celebrating Christmas in t

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Winter Wonderland

While many locals and transients call South Florida home due to the temperate conditions and lack of distinct seasons, there are parts of the state th

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Taming Monsters

When one fantasizes about an angling escapade to a foreign fishing destination it is highly unlikely Nova Scotia comes to mind. Equidistant from the E

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Quest For The Crest

As sailfish season approaches, tournament anglers will be gearing up for what proves to be yet another banner season. With last year producing record

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Escape To The Bahamas

What awaits you on the other side is a tropical Mecca where angling dreams really come true. If it’s blue marlin you’re after, West End is the place.

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Pompano Beach Fishing Rodeo

The Pompano Beach Fishing Rodeo began 47 years ago as a Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce event. The original focus of the tournament was to keep out-

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Open For Business

Over the years I’ve had the good fortune of traveling to some of the most critically acclaimed angling destinations in the entire world. While I’ve ex

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Crazy GTs

I cannot tell you how much I enjoy flying over from the United Kingdom to visit and fish in the United States. Your tarpon have put me on my knees aft

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Yellow Fever

As we left South Florida in our 40-knot wake I couldn’t help but smile, as I knew today had the potential to be one of those days. Like so many times

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Final Destination

Dating back more than a hundred years, Panama’s colorful history has been riddled with both tragedy and resurgence. Bordered by Costa Rica and Colombi

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Shamrock Shorelines

My arms shake with unrefined adrenaline as I make that first cast into the tumbling, foaming water in front of me. I’ve been a fisherman all my life,

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Sailfish Cup

With sailfish training south for the winter, participants in the 2011 Sailfish Cup were gearing up in anticipation for the first major event of the se

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On The Brink

The weekend following Thanksgiving you’ll find Florida Sport Fishing aboard a legendary east coast party boat—Yankee Capts. We sponsor an annual 3-day

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The Last Frontier

Eco-tourists and adventurous anglers alike have been traveling to Costa Rica for years. The most visited destination in all of Central America, Costa

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Saltwater Slam Hits Home

It was a June for the record books, with nearly two weeks of stiff winds and choppy seas. Summer was getting underway and temperatures were quickly cl

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Deep Water Destin

Known for its stunning white sand beaches and incredible fishing opportunities, Destin is a diamond in the rough along Florida’s Emerald Coast. While

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Dominican Days

Situated on the eastern side of the island of Hispaniola, the Dominican Republic is soon to be the shining star of the Caribbean. Known throughout the

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Gulf Coast Open

While the southwest coast of Florida routinely hosts first-class events for die-hard anglers looking to test their skills, the 1st Annual Gulf Coast O

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The Edge and Back

First off, if you don’t enjoy lengthy boat rides, move on. Fishing the edge of the shelf hours west of St. Petersburg requires big boats, taxing fuel

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Land of the Lost

Thanks to unique currents, aggressive bottom contours and the banning of commercial purse seining with recently added restrictions on large scale long

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Destination Harbour Island

We were headed for the tip of Shallow Ground, where the ocean floor quickly climbs from 4,000 feet to only 200. The sounder decided to wake up from it

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K-Rock Klassic

It’s no secret that sailfish populations are on the rise. Thanks in part to the requirement of circle-hooks in tournaments, as well as the industry wi

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Keys Countdown

If you’ve never been to the Florida Keys than you are in for a real treat. The first time you cruise down the nostalgic Overseas Highway with boat in

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Heads Or Tails In The Tropics

This hidden utopia may just be the farthest blip on the radar when considering bonefishing in The Bahamas. Situated in the southeastern reaches of the

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SKA National Championship

The Southern Kingfish Association is one of the most highly acclaimed saltwater tournament series in North America. While competition is fierce, it’s

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Aloha Oahu

Most discussions concerning monster bonefish involve driving down I-95 until it turns into Overseas Highway. This is for good reason, as Florida Keys

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